One Door Closes, But Another Still Open for Work Visas


Earlier this month, the door for fiscal year 2012 (Oct. 1, 2011 through Sept. 30, 2012) slammed shut on foreign worker visas available under the H-1B program for foreign specialty occupation workers, but employers in need of workers in specialty occupations can still obtain assistance through a lesser known program.

Up to 6,800 visas may be set aside by the U.S. State Department for workers from Chile and Singapore, pursuant to the H-1B1 program arising out of the U.S.-Chile and U.S.-Singapore Free Trade Agreements.

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